This website is the main corporate site for the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions, Government of Western Australia. This site includes all pages that have addresses that start with dbca.wa.gov.au.

The material on this website is presented by the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions (Department) and the Government of Western Australia (Government) as a service to the community.  The informatiion is made available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material in any important matter, users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The material on this site may include views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

By accessing information at or through this site each user waives and releases the Department, the Government  and its servants to the full extent permitted by the law from any and all claims relating to the usage of the material made available through this website. In no event shall the Goverment of Western Australia be liable for any incident or consequential damages resulting from use of the material.

The Government is committed to quality service to its customers and makes every attempt to ensure accuracy, currency and reliability of the data contained in these documents. However, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the quality of this information. Confirmation of the information may be sought from originating bodies or departments providing the information.

This statement applies to this website only. When you follow a link from this website to another site, we recommend you read and consider the privacy statement of that site.

You can browse the general content of this site anonymously, without disclosing your personal information. However the following information may be automatically recorded by this site’s web server for statistical and system administration purposes:

  • your IP address and details of your internet service provider
  • the date and the time and length of your visit
  • your language settings and country
  • the pages you accessed, the path followed and the previous site you visited.
  • the operating system, type of device and browser you are using

When contacting us electronically, any personal information collected may be used or disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected. Any information collected will be kept secure and in a manner that complies with the State Records Act 2000.

In some limited circumstances we may also need to use or disclose personal information for other specific purposes, for example where required to do so by law, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 or in response to a subpoena.

This website is designed to meet the international standard of Website Content Accessiblity Guideline (WCAG) 2.0 and follows the principles of Perceiveable, Operable, Understandable and Robust.  By following these guidelines and principles our intention is to make this site accessible to as many people as possible through a variety of browsers, devices and assistive technologies. 

We recognise that achieving a truly accessible service is a continuing journey for websites and therefore aim to regularly review the website. We encourage feedback on ways to improve the design and content that ensures an effective end user experience for all.

To reqeust assistance or provide feedback please contact our web team at the contacts below.